The table below looks at the statistics for STL skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited STL over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Standard Template Library (STL)
Rank 550 519 507
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -12
Contract jobs citing STL 67 118 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.22% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.44% 0.78% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 86 90
Median daily rate £575 £525 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £755 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 4
Median hourly rate £41.00 £34.63 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.41% -26.32%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £34.63 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+18.41% -4.48%
STL
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15257 15166 14319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.18% 28.88% 27.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 10613 10596 9505
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 261 156
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.47% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £17.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

STL
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing STL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

STL Jobs Demand Trend in England

STL
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing STL across the England region.

STL Daily Rate Trend in England

STL
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing STL across the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

STL Daily Rate Histogram in England

STL
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing STL across the England region.

STL Hourly Rate Trend in England

STL
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing STL within the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -38 43 £650 +18.18% 21
South East +10 23 £360 +2.85% 7
East of England +13 1 - - 3
STL
UK

STL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing STL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for STL.

1 130 (98.48%) C++
2 95 (71.97%) SQL
3 88 (66.67%) Linux
4 85 (64.39%) Unix
5 77 (58.33%) Oracle
6 68 (51.52%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 65 (49.24%) Software Engineering
8 63 (47.73%) OO
9 61 (46.21%) Perl
10 43 (32.58%) Python
10 43 (32.58%) Multithreading
11 40 (30.30%) Release Management
12 38 (28.79%) Java
13 35 (26.52%) OLTP
14 27 (20.45%) SDLC
15 23 (17.42%) Oracle Database
15 23 (17.42%) Database Tuning
16 21 (15.91%) Windows
17 19 (14.39%) C
18 15 (11.36%) Finance
18 15 (11.36%) OOD
18 15 (11.36%) Swing
19 14 (10.61%) Front Office
19 14 (10.61%) UML
20 13 (9.85%) ObjectStore
20 13 (9.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 13 (9.85%) WebSphere MQ
20 13 (9.85%) WebSphere
20 13 (9.85%) Django
20 13 (9.85%) ZeroMQ

STL
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (9.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.52%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (1.52%) MS Project
1 2 (1.52%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.06%) Asterisk PBX
1 8 (6.06%) Diameter Protocol
1 8 (6.06%) GSM
1 8 (6.06%) LTE
1 8 (6.06%) PBX
1 8 (6.06%) RANAP
1 8 (6.06%) RTP
1 8 (6.06%) UMTS
1 8 (6.06%) VoIP
2 1 (0.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (26.52%) OLTP
2 23 (17.42%) Oracle Database
3 13 (9.85%) ObjectStore
4 10 (7.58%) MySQL
5 7 (5.30%) RDBMS
5 7 (5.30%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (6.06%) GCC
1 8 (6.06%) GDB
1 8 (6.06%) Subversion
1 8 (6.06%) Trac
2 7 (5.30%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.52%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.76%) Eclipse
General
1 15 (11.36%) Finance
2 14 (10.61%) Front Office
3 8 (6.06%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.30%) Banking
5 3 (2.27%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.52%) Back Office
6 2 (1.52%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 118 (89.39%) Developer
2 110 (83.33%) C++ Developer
3 41 (31.06%) Oracle Developer
4 38 (28.79%) Linux Developer
5 30 (22.73%) Software Engineer
5 30 (22.73%) Unix Developer
6 28 (21.21%) C++ Software Engineer
7 23 (17.42%) C++/Java Developer
7 23 (17.42%) Java Developer
8 20 (15.15%) C++ Software Developer
9 19 (14.39%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 17 (12.88%) Linux Engineer
10 17 (12.88%) SQL Developer
11 15 (11.36%) Python Developer
12 12 (9.09%) Architect
12 12 (9.09%) Linux Software Architect
12 12 (9.09%) Oracle Architect
12 12 (9.09%) Software Architect
13 10 (7.58%) MySQL Developer
14 7 (5.30%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (51.52%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 15 (11.36%) Swing
3 13 (9.85%) Django
3 13 (9.85%) Twisted
3 13 (9.85%) WebSphere MQ
3 13 (9.85%) ZeroMQ
4 10 (7.58%) CSS
4 10 (7.58%) EJB
4 10 (7.58%) HTML
4 10 (7.58%) J2EE
4 10 (7.58%) JSP
4 10 (7.58%) Web Services
4 10 (7.58%) XML
4 10 (7.58%) XML Schema
4 10 (7.58%) XSLT
5 5 (3.79%) Middleware
6 3 (2.27%) MFC
6 3 (2.27%) RESTful
6 3 (2.27%) Spring
7 1 (0.76%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 9 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.06%) Algorithms
4 7 (5.30%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.55%) Fixed Income
6 4 (3.03%) Derivative
6 4 (3.03%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.52%) Credit Derivative
7 2 (1.52%) Equities
7 2 (1.52%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.76%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.76%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 88 (66.67%) Linux
2 85 (64.39%) Unix
3 21 (15.91%) Windows
4 1 (0.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (49.24%) Software Engineering
2 63 (47.73%) OO
3 43 (32.58%) Multithreading
4 40 (30.30%) Release Management
5 27 (20.45%) SDLC
6 23 (17.42%) Database Tuning
7 15 (11.36%) OOD
8 14 (10.61%) UML
9 13 (9.85%) High Availability
10 9 (6.82%) Electronic Trading
10 9 (6.82%) Low Latency
11 8 (6.06%) Algorithmic Trading
11 8 (6.06%) Cross-Platform Development
12 7 (5.30%) Risk Management
13 6 (4.55%) Regression Testing
13 6 (4.55%) Validation
14 5 (3.79%) High-Frequency Trading
14 5 (3.79%) Unit Testing
15 4 (3.03%) Analytics
16 2 (1.52%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 130 (98.48%) C++
2 95 (71.97%) SQL
3 61 (46.21%) Perl
4 43 (32.58%) Python
5 38 (28.79%) Java
6 19 (14.39%) C
7 12 (9.09%) Shell Script
8 10 (7.58%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.52%) C#
10 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.76%) VBA
10 1 (0.76%) VC++
Qualifications
1 3 (2.27%) Degree
1 3 (2.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.55%) MiFID
Vendors
1 77 (58.33%) Oracle
2 8 (6.06%) Cisco
3 6 (4.55%) Solace
4 4 (3.03%) Cognizant
5 2 (1.52%) SmartStream
5 2 (1.52%) Thunderhead
6 1 (0.76%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.76%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.76%) Reuters
6 1 (0.76%) Sophis
6 1 (0.76%) TIBCO
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